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Symposium Schedule

8:00 a.m. Coffee and Registration
8:30 a.m. Introduction
Dr. Shibu Jose,
Director, The Center for Agroforestry

Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Marc Linit,
Interim Dean, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
8:45 a.m. Healthy Planet, Healthy Lives, Making the Case for Medicinal Plants & Agroforestry
Keynote - Mr. Tom Newmark,
American Botanical Council
9:30 a.m. Forest Management and Medicinal Plants
Jim Chamberlain,
PhD, US Forest Service
10:00 a.m. Medicinal Plant Conservation: Sanctuaries, Outreach and Forest Farming
Susan Leopold,
PhD, United Plant Savers
10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
11:00 a.m. Moringa Oleifera: Opportunities for Agroforestry and Medicinal Plant Development
Dr. Jed W. Fahey,
Johns Hopkins University
11:30 a.m. Metabolomics Opportunities and Application in Pecan
Dr. Lloyd Sumner,
Metabolomics Center, University of Missouri
12:00 p.m. Identifying Value-Added, Health-Promoting Compounds from Waste Plant Materials
Dr. Chung-Ho Lin,
Center for Agroforestry, University of Missouri
12:45 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. International Partnerships for Medicinal Plant Management and Development
Dr. Bill Folk,
University of Missouri
2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion with Medicinal Plant Growers and Entrepreneurs
Moderator: Mr. Gregory O. Mori, Outreach Coordinator, UMCA
4:00 p.m. Poster Session and Reception in McQuinn Atrium (Until 5:45 p.m)
4:30 p.m. Reception Presentation
Steven Foster, Author and Photographer
5:45 p.m. Adjourn

Symposium is free and open to the public, but advanced registration is requested.
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For more information, please contact: Gregory O. Mori, Outreach Coordinator
Email: | Tel: (573) 884-2874

The Center for Agroforestry would like to thank our generous sponsors:

8th Annual Agroforestry Symposium Sponsors
Revised: January 26 2017
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